Meaning of “patience” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ U ] us uk /ˈpeɪʃəns/

B2 the quality of being able to stay calm and not get angry, especially when something takes a long time:

Finally, I lost my patience and shouted at her.
Making small scale models takes a lot of patience.
→ Opposite impatience

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CARD GAME UK US solitaire

a card game for one person

(Definition of “patience” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)